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Nov 2015 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # 259908

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2016 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2016 Top 10 Predictions

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview

Summary of Key Drivers

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Prediction 1: Downward Pressure of the Healthcare Economy Will Increase Risk-Based Contracting to 30% of Provider Payments by 2017, Resulting in Premium Increases of Just 2–3% for 2018

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 2: By 2018, Physicians Will Use Cognitive Solutions to Identify the Most Effective Treatment for 50% of Complex Cancer Patients, Resulting in a 10% Reduction in Mortality and 10% in Cost

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

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Prediction 3: By 2018, Industry Cloud Will Be Viewed as the Top Market Entry Strategy for Tech and Industrial Companies, as Leaders of IT and Industry Unite to Tear Down Traditional Barriers to Entry

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IT Impact

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Prediction 4: By 2018, Surgeons Will Use Computer-Assisted or Robotic Surgery Techniques to Assist in Planning, Simulating, and Performing 50% of the Most Complex Surgeries

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Prediction 5: One Out of Three Individuals Will Have Their Healthcare Records Compromised by Cyberattacks in 2016

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 6: By 2018, Because of More Frequent Drug Launches, Pharma Adoption of Global Launch Sequence Optimization Solutions Will Grow by 50%, Saving the Industry Billions in Potential Lost Revenue

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 7: Virtual Care Will Become Routine by 2018, and by 2020, 80% of Consumer Service Interactions Will Make Use of IoT and Big Data to Improve Quality, Value, and Timeliness

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 8: By 2018, 30% of Worldwide Healthcare Systems Will Employ Real-Time Cognitive Analysis to Provide Personalized Care Leveraging Patient's Clinical Data, Directly Supported by RWE Data

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 9: Through 2017, Healthcare IT Services Buyers Will Consolidate IT Services Spending in the Hands of 5–10 Largest Service Providers for Each Subvertical at Double the Industry Growth Rates

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

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Prediction 10: 2016 Will See 3rd Platform Acute Care HIS and EHR Begin to Come to Market, and Early Adopters Will Get Started on Digital Transformation in 2017–2019

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Essential Guidance

Key Drivers

Cy-Q: An Interconnected, Informed, Interactive, Intrusive, Intelligent, and Cognitive Ecosystem

Talent Quest: High Demand for Next-Generation Business/IT Skills, But Scarce Supply

Cloud Life: The Merging of Real Life with Digital Identity

Connected Well-Being: Convergence of Mobile, Social, and Sensors

Runaway Train: Unsustainable Cost of Healthcare

Cybersecurity Priority: Protecting Patient Privacy and Cybersecurity Key Compliance Mandates That Come with Incentives and Penalties

Quality Mantra: Compliance to Care Delivery Standards, Quality, and Best Practices

Shifting Gears: The Slowing Pace of IT Productivity

The Next Great Leap: Digital Transformation

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